Order of Merit of the Armed Forces

BRA056  Ordem do Mérito das Forças Armadas

  • Order instituted by Decree 91343 of 18 June 1985.
  • Order awarded to Brazilian and foreign military personnel for exceptional service to the Armed Forces.
  • Order awarded in five grades: Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer and Knight.
  • In 2002, this Order was replaced by the Order of Defence Merit.

Federative Republic of Brazil